Le Château volant : animations interactives

Saturday 15 June
74700 Sallanches
The Flying Castle is the Château des Rubins – Observatoire des Alpes which comes to your home, for you!
The Flying Castle, what is it?
A pinch of history and science: discover gestures and know-how on the theme of the Mountain. The magic formula of enchanting mediators? Their expertise, their treasure chests, their models and their energy… The Flying Castle is a bit like hosting an episode of “It’s not rocket science” at your home!

Who is it for ?
From 5 to 105 years old: there is something for everyone! Activities designed for adults as well as children or for those unable to travel. They can be organized by a municipality, a tourist office, an association, a leisure center, a holiday center, a hotel, a campsite, a nursing home or an individual for a family event...

La Rubinoteam, the castle's mediation team, offers interactive activities for major events:
A range of family activities, dynamic and effervescent with manipulations of objects and materials to (re)discover the mountain.
Duration: 2 times the same animation of 30 min on a slot of 1h30.
Capacity: 30-40 people per sequence of 30 min.

Interactive activities:
– As it goes! Go back through the history and techniques to go from sheep fleece to wool yarn.
– Green music. Imagine what the first instruments were and what you can make music with from natural elements.
– Sparterie and company. Discover the use of plants in the manufacture of materials from Prehistory to today.
– Fire stones. Check if your photos of fire in Prehistory appeal to you
really allow you to light a barbecue.
– Glacial archaeology. Dive into the recent discoveries of this new branch of archaeology.
– Prepare your backpack. Learn how to pack your backpack to explore the mountains.
– History of stones. Become an apprentice geologist to discover the surrounding mountains.
– A thousand and one flakes. Slide to discover the secrets of snow.
– Magical plants. Create a little “natural pharmacy” using wild plants.


  • Craft entreprises
  • Creative hobbies
  • Prehistory
  • Flowers / Plants
  • History
  • Sculpture
  • Environment / Sustainable development
  • mountain pastures

All dates and times

Opening hours from January 01 to December 31, 2024
Further information) :
On demand


Single price
200 €300 €
Further information) :
Any reservation not followed by attendance and not canceled 72 hours before the day of the service will be fully invoiced.

Payment methods

  • Bank / credit card
  • Cheque
  • Cash

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74700 Sallanches
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